Obituaries

Esther P. MacSwan

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Esther P. MacSwan 08/27/1914 - 2/31/2018               Esther MacSwan of Cromwell, Conn., formerly of South Chatham and Belmont died peacefully on December 31, 2018 at the age of 104.             She and her late husband, Alastair built a summer home on Cockle Cove Hill in the mid-1950s and became year around residents in 1972.              She leaves her son Jack of Concord, daughter-in-law Joan M...

Philip A. “Phil” Christophe

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            Philip A. “Phil” Christophe, 86, of Chatham and formerly of Needham, passed away on December 20, 2018.  Phil was born and raised in Needham and graduated from Needham High School, Dartmouth College and the Amos Tuck School of Business Administration.  Before his retirement, he was President and CEO of Rochester Shoe Tree Company and previously worked as Vice President of Finance and Administration at ...

Lenore Marie Clark

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Lenore Marie Clark 96 Nov 19, 1922               Lenore (Lee) Marie Reimann Clark passed away on December 15, 2018 in Brewster.  Born in Mount Vernon, N.Y., she was the daughter of George and Ella Reimann, sister to Mary Agnes Whittle, Dorothy Wallace and Robert Reimann. She was educated at Good Council, White Plains, N.Y., graduating high school at the age of 16.  She moved to Boston where she ...

Arthur Kempton Hilbert II (Arty)

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                Arthur Kempton Hilbert II (Arty) died on the evening of Tuesday, December 18th, 2018 after a long battle with an illness.                  Arty served in the Air Force for four years after graduating high school. Shortly thereafter, he worked as a fisherman and forever appreciated Cape Cod for its natural beauty and peaceful beaches, something that always lured him back home when he ventured el...

Roger W. Ludwig

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                Roger W. Ludwig of Naples, Fla. and Chatham, 80, died suddenly on Sunday, October 28 at his home in Naples. Roger was born on January 14, 1938 in Patterson, N.J. and was a longtime resident of Wyckoff, N.J.   He was predeceased by his wife Beverly K. Ludwig and survived by his second wife Jenny A. Ludwig.                 Also surviving are his four children Roger W. Ludwig, Jr of Black Rock, Co...

Mary Nickerson Laird

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              Mary Nickerson Laird, 86, passed away on Saturday December 8.  She grew up in Chatham on Main Street at the top of Andrew Hardings Lane, with parents Lucille and Ralph Nickerson in her grandfather Jessie’s home.  Her love of the beach and Chatham was strong throughout her life of living across the United States with her husband Benjamin Laird, who passed away in 2007.  Mary and Ben met in Boston ...

Robert (Bob) Linwood Long

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Robert (Bob) Linwood Long               Robert (Bob) Linwood Long passed away peacefully at home surrounded by family on December 7th. Bob was born in Attleboro on November 12, 1930 and moved to Chatham in November 1930 where he attended Chatham Schools.             Bob is survived by his wife of 69 years, Marge, and his three sons, Robert W. Long (Darlene) of Chatham, Ronald C. Long (Leslie) of Falmouth...

Emulous E. “Buddy” Hall III

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             Emulous E. “Buddy” Hall III, 95, a lifelong resident of Harwich, died peacefully on Saturday, December 8, 2018.  He was born in 1923 in Hyannis Hospital in what was then just a small white house behind the Cape Cod Hospital as we know it today.  Buddy was fond of saying that “God put me on this earth to accomplish a certain number of things, and I am so far behind...

Robert Kuzoian

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    Robert Astor Kuzoian, 97, formally of Chatham and Harwich Port passed away on Saturday, Nov. 24. He was the beloved husband of the late Helen L Kuzoian who passed away on October 17, 2015. They were married for 72 years.     Robert was born in Providence, R.I.  on June 3, 1921 to Stephen and Paris Kuzoian.  He graduated from Cranston High School in 1939 and was accepted to Brown University but due to the ...

Donald “Chip” W. Howes

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CHATHAM- Donald “Chip” W. Howes, 66, of London, England, husband of 33 years of Catherine Howes, nee Hirst, died November 20, 2018 at St. Thomas Hospital, London, after a brief illness due to complications from lung cancer treatment.                 A 13 th generation Cape Codder and Chatham native, he was a 1970 graduate of Chatham High School. He received his undergraduate degree from UMass Amherst, and his...

Damien James Larsen

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  MARCH 29, 2011 – DECEMBER 1, 2018 ORLEANS - Damien James Larsen, 7, of Orleans and Harwich, passed away on December 1, 2018. Visitation will be held on Friday December 7th from 4 – 7pm at Nickerson Funeral Home, 77 Eldredge Park Way, Orleans. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday December 8th at 11 am at St. Joan of Arc Church in Orleans. For online condolences please visit www.nickersonf...

Philip E. Doyle

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            Philip E. Doyle, 91, of North Chatham, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family at Cape Cod Hospital on November 29, 2018.  Known simply as Phil, following retirement, he resided for twenty-five years in the town he loved.               Born in Boston to Philip E. and Marie R. (McDonald) on April 26, 1927, Phil attended St. Peter's Catholic School in Dorchester, Boston College High School...